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Myxoid chondrosarcoma of the maxilla in a pediatric patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16007428     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Myxoid chondrosarcomas of the head and neck region are rare. We report the case of an 8-year-old boy with progressive unilateral nasal obstruction resulting from a highly differentiated myxoid chondrosarcoma of the maxilla extending to the nasal cavity and the ethmoid. Clinical presentation, histological findings and therapy are presented with a brief review of the literature. This case reaffirms the importance of considering sarcomas or other neoplastic lesions in the differential diagnosis of progressive nasal obstruction in children.
Sabine Jörg; Christian August; Wolfgang Stoll; Jürgen Alberty
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2005-07-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  European archives of oto-rhino-laryngology : official journal of the European Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies (EUFOS) : affiliated with the German Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - Head and Neck Surgery     Volume:  263     ISSN:  0937-4477     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol     Publication Date:  2006 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-04-27     Completed Date:  2007-07-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9002937     Medline TA:  Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  195-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, University of Münster, Münster, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Chondrosarcoma / diagnosis*,  surgery
Maxillary Sinus Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  surgery
Nasal Obstruction / etiology,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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